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Auction 154, Lot 336

"A Draught of the Harbours of Port Royal and Kingston", Kitchin, Thomas

Subject: Kingston, Jamaica

Period: 1774 (dated)

Publication: The History of Jamaica

Color: Hand Color

17.2 x 12.5 inches
43.7 x 31.8 cm
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A highly detailed, copper engraved map shows the topography, plantations, roads, towns, and military fortifications surrounding Kingston. In the harbor, reefs, moorings and soundings are shown. A simple compass rose and scale of miles are also featured.

References: Kapp (MCC-42) #100.

Condition: B+

Issued folding, now pressed, with a "Herbert & Durnford" watermark and very light offsetting and foxing. There are archival repairs to a couple of tiny holes at fold intersections and to a short tear that just passes neatline at top. Remargined at left to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $325

Closed on 9/16/2015